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Jersey Black

An old American apple once known as Black Apple because of its very dark colour.

Origin: USA, 1817

Pollination: Jersey Black is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Jersey Black apple trees for sale

M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £21.50
MM106 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £21.50

History and description of Jersey Black

Believed to have arisen in New Jersey, USA where it was much admired in early 19th century. First recorded in 1817. A late dessert apple also used for cider. An almost black flushed fruit. The juice is very sweet but the flesh has a resinous taste. Vigorous tree.

Characteristics of Jersey Black apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Special featuresGood for Cider
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners